Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 12/12/2008 - 10:35.
The Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment has released their report. Click here to download the full report.
The Commission voted 13-9 to recommend repealing the death penalty. The Commission was created by the Maryland legislature at the beginning of the year and tasked with studying all aspects of the death penalty in Maryland. Five public hearings were held with extensive testimony of those directly impacted by the death penalty.
The basic findings of the Commission are as follows: